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Since regulatory licensing exists to protect the public, it's always changing, developing, and making headlines. We keep a pulse on the world of licensing, regulation, policy, and government technology.

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Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, and patient safety: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Insight Regulatory NewsAugust 5, 2022
Paralegal licensing reform, data virtualization, a...

Could the Law Society of Ontario’s proposed family services license for paralegals increase access to justice in the province? How can regulators in healthcare work to ensure patient safety? We look at this and more in our latest Ascend Monthly Digest.

Cannabis regulation, interstate compacts, and universal licensure: What’s new in Ascend Magazine Regulatory News Thentia CloudJuly 8, 2022
Cannabis regulation, interstate compacts, and univ...

What makes regulating marijuana so difficult? And with pandemic-related labor shortages forcing regulators to loosen licensure restrictions, what does the future of interstate licensing look like? We break down this and more in Ascend Magazine’s latest monthly digest.

Iowa moves to relax licensing process: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 28, 2022
Iowa moves to relax licensing process: weekly regu...

Efforts to ease licensing restrictions make strides in several states in our weekly look at regulatory news.

New Mexico moves to streamline licensure: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 22, 2022
New Mexico moves to streamline licensure: weekly r...

Washington reports further vulnerabilities after a cyberattack, New Mexico moves to ease professional licensing restrictions, Kansas threaders see licensing barriers removed, and more in our Week in Brief.

Washington cyber-incident threatens data security: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 14, 2022
Washington cyber-incident threatens data security:...

Cybersecurity, licensing reform, and staff shortages dominate headlines in this week’s look at regulatory news.

Utah woman pleads guilty to practicing medicine without license: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsFebruary 7, 2022
Utah woman pleads guilty to practicing medicine wi...

Georgia works to address gaps in its criminal record database, New York street vendors march for expanded licensure, and more in our weekly roundup of regulatory news.

Economists call for stricter licensing oversight in West Virginia: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsJanuary 31, 2022
Economists call for stricter licensing oversight i...

Global Affairs Canada reports a cyberattack, economists call for more licensing oversight in West Virginia, and more in our weekly glance at regulatory news.

Iowa sued over licensing requirements for threaders: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsJanuary 24, 2022
Iowa sued over licensing requirements for threader...

A Maine physician has her license suspended over Ivermectin, Massachusetts implements new policies to fight staff shortages, and more in this week’s look at regulatory news.

U.S. moves to relax licensing rules for school bus drivers: weekly regulatory news Regulatory NewsJanuary 17, 2022
U.S. moves to relax licensing rules for school bus...

Canada’s Federal Court rules a top Mountie violated her legal obligations, the U.S. government eases licensing restrictions for prospective bus drivers, and more in our Week in Brief.

Labor shortages: how has the pandemic affected the workforce? Regulatory NewsJanuary 14, 2022
Labor shortages: how has the pandemic affected the...

How did pandemic-related labor shortages come about? What new challenges do they present for regulators? We look at these questions and more in this week’s blog post.

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